Upcoming Events

Jan
19
Sat
January 19 Recycling & Hazardous Waste Collection in Pelion, SC @ Forts Pond Elementary School
Jan 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Recycle paper and electronics and safely dispose of household hazardous waste (HHW).  This event will be held, rain or shine, but details are subject to change.  Go to the Lexington County Solid Waste Management web page on the County website or the “County of Lexington” Facebook  page or call (803) 755-3325 to confirm details before loading up your items for drop off.

Limits on items are as follows:  Up to 5 boxes/bags of paper, up to 8 electronics (small items and computer components are bundled to count as “one”).   At HHW collections, up to 8 gallons of liquid paint will be accepted.     There are no limits on other HHW items.

 

Jan
29
Tue
Health Directions 3rd Annual Wellness Fair @ LMC Health Directions
Jan 29 @ 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm

January is the month of new beginnings.  As you launch into 2019, get a head start on better health and well being at the Health Directions Wellness Fair on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 from 3:30 p.m – 6:30 p.m.   Health Directions located at 3239 Sunset Blvd. in West Columbia  is a wellness gym backed by Lexington Medical Center.  If you like free swag, nutritious food samples, games, prizes, chair massage, spinal assessment and more, don’t miss it! 

 

Feb
23
Sat
Recycling Drop-Off Event at The Zoo @ Riverbanks Zoo & Garden
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

This recycling event is open to Lexington County and Richland County Residents.  For easy access to the event site, follow signs and staff instructions just past the zoo’s main entrance.  For a flyer on items accepted at this event, Click here

 

Mar
15
Fri
Rain Barrel Workshop in Irmo @ Town of Irmo Municipal Building
Mar 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Rain Barrel Workshop in Irmo @ Town of Irmo Municipal Building

Rain barrels collect rain water off your roof that you can use to water your garden, wash your car and any other outdoor use.  Rain Barrels can help you save water, save money and reduce stormwater pollution.  You can build you own rain barrel at this workshop to take home!

Learn about:

  • Rain Barrel Construction
  • Stormwater Runoff and water pollution
  • Rainwater harvesting with barrels and cisterns

Program Fee: $25.oo (Includes all materials and refreshments)

Registration Deadline:  Monday, March 11, 2019

To Register  click on email address for Brittany Sandifer in THIS FLYER LCSC RB wkshp LIVE flyer 3-15-2019 Irmo

 

Mar
23
Sat
Recycling Drop-Off Event in Batesburg-Leesville on March 23 @ Batesburg-Leesville High School
Mar 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Recycling Drop-Off Event in Batesburg-Leesville on March 23 @ Batesburg-Leesville High School

A Lexington County recycling event will be held at Batesburg-Leesville High School on Saturday, March 23 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for Lexington County residents (no businesses).  Items being collected for recycling are:

Paper to be shredded onsite (up to 5 bags or boxes only)

Electronics (up to 8 electronic items [small items and computer components are bundled to count as one item]).

Tires (no limit)

For complete information, contact Traude Sander, Lexington County Recycling Coordinator at tsander@lex-co.com  .

 

 

Apr
6
Sat
Herb Festival at the Lexington County Museum Celebrates 8 Years! @ Lexington County Museum
Apr 6 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join the Lexington County Herb Bunch on Saturday April 6th from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. for the 8th Annual “It’s All About Herbs” Festival.  Festival admission is free for all at the Lexington County Museum.  Activities include a plant sale with many varieties of herbs, herb and plant related vendors, food vendors, free herb mini-demonstrations, and a silent auction.  The circa 1832 John Fox House on the museum grounds will be open for tours as well.  For more information call the museum at (803) 359-8369 or contact Herb Bunch member Diane Lucas at

dlucas@comporium.net

Did you know that vegetation is important to a cleaner earth and cleaner waterways?  Learn how and why at an interactive display at the It’s All About Herbs” Festival presented by the Lexington Countywide Stormwater Consortium.  Test your knowledge at a Spin-The-Wheel game and win prizes!

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